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Set yourself up for a career in the fast-growing field of modern optoelectronics and photonics engineering. If you're already working in the industry, this Semiconductor Photonics and Electronics course at University of Sheffield will update your knowledge and skills so you can take your career to the next level.

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Overview

This Semiconductor Photonics and Electronics course at University of Sheffield covers the fundamentals and cutting-edge research in areas such as GaN materials and devices (behind the solid state lighting LED revolution), nanoscaled materials and devices, and photonic device manufacture. 

Key Features 

  • You will develop a comprehensive understanding of the materials and device theory plus practical experimental skills in extensive semiconductor cleanroom labwork, giving you a competitive edge in the jobs market.

Accreditation

Accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) on behalf of the Engineering Council as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for registration as a Chartered Engineer. You must hold a CEng accredited BEng/BSc (Hons) undergraduate first degree to comply with full CEng registration requirements.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Semiconductor Materials
  • Principles of Semiconductor Device Technology
  • Packaging and Reliability of Microsystems
  • Nanoscale Electronic Devices
  • Energy Efficient Semiconductor Devices
  • Optical Communication Devices and Systems
  • Compound Semiconductor Device Manufacture
  • Major Research Project

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2:1 honours degree in electronic and electrical engineering, physics, maths and other branches of engineering involving significant mathematical competence and relevant technical modules.
  • We will need evidence of relevant work/practical experience or strong performance in a major individual project during your degree.
  • Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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    26050 GBP/year
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  • National

    12750 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 12750 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Sheffield

555 - 977 GBP /month
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Funding

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